Enrique Alvarado Profile Photo
1937 Enrique 2019

Enrique Alvarado

October 9, 1937 — March 19, 2019


Enrique V. Alvarado of Knippa, TX passed away on March 19, 2019 in Uvalde at the age of 81. He was born on October 9, 1937 in Knippa, TX to Julio and Francisca (Vela) Alvarado.  He married Luisa Varela on November 27, 1962 in Littlefield,TX.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years of Knippa; daughter, Sandra Nix and husband, Tod of Pearland; sons, Juan Antonio Alvarado and wife, Rosie of El Paso, and Enrique (Henry) Alvarado, Jr. and companion, Dawn Conner Procell of Hemphill; sisters, Emma Benavides of San Antonio, Ofelia Ibarra of Lytle, Irma Balzen of California, and Rosie Llanes of Florida; brothers, Salvador Alvarado, Robert Alvarado both of Uvalde, Julio Alvarado of Grand Prairie and Eduardo Alvarado of California; 5 grandchildren, Joshua Alvarado of Hemphill, John Henry Contreras III, of Pearland, Isaac Contreras of Pearland, Albert Alvarado of El Paso, and Margarite Alvarado of El Paso; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Telesforo Alvarado, Raul Alvarado, sisters, Beatriz Lopez, Carolina Lopez, and Amalia Perez; and an infant daughter.

A rosary will be held on Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.  A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Knippa Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Alvarado, John Henry Contreras III, Isaac Contreras, Albert Alvarado, Tod Nix, and Salvador Alvarado, Jr.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Enrique Alvarado, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, March 22, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary

220 S Getty St, Uvalde, TX 78801

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

105 Houston St, Knippa, TX 78870

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send With Love

Send With Love